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Case No. 21-1836

In the Interest of J.G., Minor Child

E.A., Mother-Petitioner-Appellee

M.C., Father-Respondent-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

Christopher A. Clausen

Attorney for Appellee

Norma J. Meade

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jun 29, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Marshall County, Paul G. Crawford, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., Tabor, J., and Potterfield, S.J.  Opinion by Tabor, J.  (12 pages)

            Manuel, the father of eleven-year-old J.G., appeals the private termination of his parental rights under Iowa Code chapter 600A (2021).  He contends J.G.’s mother, Eliana, denied him visitation with the child.  OPINION HOLDS: We find Manuel abandoned the child under Iowa Code chapter 600A and affirm termination of his parental rights. 

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